News and notes on Purdue Athletics
The Boilermakers have 15 entries and 22 athletes headed to Eugene, Oregon
The Boilermakers now have nine qualifiers for the NCAA Championships
Chukwuebuka Enekwechi advanced in the men's hammer throw
The Boilermakers begin the three-day meet Thursday afternoon
2015: Finished sixth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a personal record and the sixth-best jump in program history mark of 12.70m (41-8.00) ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the triple jump, where she finished 25th ... won the triple jump at the Rankin/Poehlein Invite and the Jim Click Shootout with jumps of (w)12.40m (40-8.25) and 12.37m (40-7.00), respectively ... finished 11th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a jump of 12.01m (39-5.00) ... won the Indiana/Purdue dual in the triple jump with an indoor PR of 12.17m (39-11.25).
2014: Competed in seven indoor meets and seven outdoor meets, including the indoor and outdoor Big Ten Championships ... had an indoor PR in the triple jump at the indoor B1G Championships with a mark of 12.06m (39-07.00) to take 15th ... leapt an all-time all-conditions PR at the Border Battle with fourth-place mark of 12.08m (39-07.75) ... best wind-legal outdoor mark was 12.07m (39-07.25) from the USC Trojan Invite where she finished fourth ... finished 15th in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... had four third-place finishes, two indoor and two outdoor, including at the Mastodon Opener, the Gene Edmonds Invite, the Anteater Four-Way and the Texas State Invite.
2013: Competed in the 200m, long jump and triple jump during indoor season ... finished 11th in the 200m dash at the Gene Edmonds Cup with a time of 28.62 seconds ... also finished 11th at the Gene Edmonds Cup in the long jump with a mark of 4.81m (15-09.50) ... jumped a season-long mark of 11.46m (37-07.25) in the triple jump at the Purdue/Indiana Dual to finish third ... also took third in the event at the Fred Wilt Boilermaker Invite with a mark of 11.45m (37-06.75) ... competed in the 200m, 4x100m relay, long jump and triple jump during outdoor season ... ran an outdoor best in the 200m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 28.70 seconds ... part of 4x100m relay team that ran a 52.57 at the Shamrock Invite ... jumped a PR in the long jump at the SEC-Big Ten Challenge with a mark of 5.27m (17-03.50) ... jumped a PR in the triple jump with a mark of 11.89m (39-00.25) at the Big Ten Championships to finish 12th ... finished seventh in the triple jump at the Shamrock Invite with a mark of 11.88m (38-03.50) ... won the triple jump at the Dave Rankin Invite with a mark of 11.56m (37-11.25).
High School: Four-time letterwinner in track and field ... four-time All-City Team ... three-time Regional Champion in the triple jump ... three-time state qualifier in the triple jump including a fourth place finish her Senior year ... four-time All Academic Team ... Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Athlete of the Year ... inducted into the El Paso Hall of Fame ... three-time letterwinner in volleyball ... four-time letterwinner in basketball ... competed for the Silva Health Magnet HS/Jeffersonville HS Silver Foxes.
Personal: Vania Anane was born on Sept. 28, 1994, in El Paso, Texas ... is the daughter of Kwame and Doris Anane ... has two older sisters, Sandra, a member of New Mexico State's Track and Field team, and Venessa ... has one younger brother, Poku ... Vania enjoys singing, dancing, arts & crafts, learning, and doing new things everyday ...undecided on her major.